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SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — Go back to college for a day — minus the tests, stress and homework. Join other attendees for three lectures, delivered by top-notch professors who will enlighten and entertain you as part of Saturday U, the free one-day college education on Feb. 25.

Attend one, two or all three Saturday University lectures from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College. There is no pre-registration necessary and the lectures are free and open to the public. The day wraps up with a lunch and conversation as the professors explore links among their topics.

Saturday University is a collaborative program connecting popular UW professors with Wyoming residents who have a desire to learn.

Saturday University is sponsored by the University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming Foundation and the Wyoming Humanities Council.

The program is presented locally by Sheridan College, the Wyoming Humanities Council, and the UW outreach School.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

8:30 a.m. — doors open

8:30-8:50 a.m. — free coffee and pastries

8:50-9 a.m. — welcome and opening remarks

9 a.m. — “How the Brain Learns to See: Studying Tadpoles to Understand People” presented by Kara Pratt, assistant professor of zoology and physiology at UW

10-10:10 a.m. — break

10:15 a.m. — “Democracy’s Past, Democracy’s Future: Problems and Possibilities” presented by Scott Henkel, assistant professor of English at UW

11:15-11:25 a.m. — break

11:30 a.m. — “Will We Ever Have Beautiful Forests Again? Bark Beetles, Resilience and Future Forests” presented by Daniel Tinker, associate professor of botany at UW

12:30-1:45 p.m. — lunch and questions and answer session with presenters

The program will take place at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center, located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

 
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Ringley to present at BHCHS @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

BIG HORN — Tom Ringley will give a presentation Sunday at the Big Horn City Historical Society meeting.

A carry-in potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m. with the program to follow.

Ringley will give a presentation on his book titled “Wranglin’ Notes — A Chronicle of Eaton’s Ranch 1879-2010.”

He will tell the history of the Eaton brothers when they started their guest ranch business in 1879 in Medora, North Dakota. 

The meeting will take place at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse, located at 314 S. Second St.

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Archaeological Society to gather Thursday 6:00 pm
Archaeological Society to gather Thursday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan/Johnson County Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will have its monthly meeting Thursday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.  Those planning to attend are asked to see the hostess at the restaurant[...]
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Akcita Win to gather Tuesday 6:00 pm
Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ Country Kitchen
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Akcita Win will hold its February meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Country Kitchen in Sheridan.   The group’s guest speaker is Kay Wallick and she will talk about a “Dementia Friendly[...]
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Lecture to focus on the ‘Peopling of the Americas’ 7:00 pm
Lecture to focus on the ‘Peopling of the Americas’ @ Sheridan College
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host Bjarne Kristiansen for a faculty lecture entitled “The Peopling of the Americas: Who got here first?” on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. There is much conjecture on who first[...]
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Cottonwood Properties to host Business After Hours 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Properties to host Business After Hours @ Cottonwood Properties
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Cottonwood Properties will host this month’s Business After Hours event at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The monthly social and networking event is organized by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. This month, a drawing[...]
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Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather Friday 1:30 pm
Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather Friday @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
BIG HORN — The February meeting for the Big Horn Woman’s Club will take place Friday at 1:30 p.m.   The program will be presented by Dr. Sam Hoffmann about “Aging of the Eyes.” The[...]
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Polka club to host monthly dance 1:00 pm
Polka club to host monthly dance @ Elks Lodge
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance Sunday at the Sheridan Elks Lodge #520. The dance will be from 1-5 p.m. with music by Country Vocal Band. All are welcome.[...]
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Legion Auxiliary to gather 6:30 pm
Legion Auxiliary to gather @ Country Kitchen
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Country Kitchen. District President Linda Johnson will speak at the event. All are welcome to attend. The Country Kitchen is[...]
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Chamber Coffee planned for Big Horn next week 8:00 am
Chamber Coffee planned for Big Horn next week @ Big Horn Smokehouse
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
BIG HORN — The next Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce coffee will take place Feb. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Big Horn Smokehouse and Saloon. The event is brought to the community by the[...]
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SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 8:30 am
SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:45 pm
SHERIDAN — Go back to college for a day — minus the tests, stress and homework. Join other attendees for three lectures, delivered by top-notch professors who will enlighten and entertain you as part of[...]
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Ringley to present at BHCHS 1:00 pm
Ringley to present at BHCHS @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
BIG HORN — Tom Ringley will give a presentation Sunday at the Big Horn City Historical Society meeting. A carry-in potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m. with the program to follow. Ringley will give[...]
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